Vinchu Kata

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  • Address: Lonavla, Pune, Maharashtra, India 410401, Lonavala
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Forest, View Point, Hiking Trail, Tourist Center, Peak

A narrow fortified region in the Lohgarh fort, Vinchu Kata literally means Scorpion’s sting. The natural formation due to the fissure of lava has resulted into the finger like projection of rocks and the peak of the terrain is a must-visit.

A hiking trail from Vinchu Kata takes you to Visapur fort and is adorned by lush green forests and fantastic view of the valley.

  • Hike can be tiresome and not suitable for infants, pregnant women, senior citizens and people with medical problems.
  • Wear rainy jacket and comfortable shoes.

  • Entry is free.

  • Open 24 hours.
  • Best visited during day time.

  • Hiking.

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  • Vinchu Kata Address: Lonavla, Pune, Maharashtra, India 410401, Lonavala
  • Vinchu Kata Timing: 24-hrs
  • Vinchu Kata Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Vinchu Kata(preferred time): 06:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Vinchu Kata: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 55.2% of people who visit Lonavala include Vinchu Kata in their plan

  • 42.86% of people start their Vinchu Kata visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Vinchu Kata

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vinchu Kata

People normally club together Lohagad Fort and Duke's Nose while planning their visit to Vinchu Kata.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • What an amazing ridge... Walking down till the end looking around in the western ghats and you realize how dangerous it could have been be to build this fort.... Then you see the huge walls and try to think what it was to sand here during war. There are railing to ensure you are safe.. as there is a fall next to end of wall.. In monsoon it will be green and you might see waterfalls coming. The end of this ridge comes a wall which is two layered defense. The bottom have place to keep cannons and throw what ever was used that time for war. and when. You look down. It's another 100 foot vertical fall. That shows how much secure it was. Standing at edge gives you Ariel view of all directions

  • Nice place to visit, just make sure u have nice grips on your shoes. Can take kids over there, they should be knowing about our great history.

  • Amazing place for trekking lovers. It's a small trek. With beautiful view from the top.

  • In principle, can be accessed by anyone, provided you have right footwear. Novices should be accompanied by seasoned people.

  • Amazing fort..any person attract toward the well because that is beautiful

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